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Sweden to Buy 60 Gripen E Fighters

Sweden to Buy 60 Gripen E Fighters

Today Swedish Minster of Defence Karin Enström announced that Sweden will buy 60 Gripen E fighter jets from Saab, says a statement issued by Saab. Saab notes that the decision is within the span previously discussed, both by the Government […]


Swedish Government Split Over Defence Spending

Swedish Government Split Over Defence Spending

As the annual conference on Swedish security wound up in the northern community of Sälen, a crack within the center-right government seems to have emerged. Society and Defence, or “Folk och Försvaret” is the annual conference bringing together the Swedish […]


India probing presence of Swedish arms in Myanmar

India probing presence of Swedish arms in Myanmar

India is investigating how Swedish-made weapons bought by its army turned up in Myanmar, a minister visiting Yangon said Saturday, denying New Delhi had supplied arms in contravention of EU sanctions. Sweden asked India on Thursday to clarify how the […]


Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Switzerland will pay far less for the 22 fighter jets it is planning to buy from the Swedish company Saab than Sweden itself would pay for the aircraft, the Swiss public broadcaster SF reported. Switzerland is to buy the JAS-39 […]


Swedish Defence Committee Says Yes to Gripen NG

Swedish Defence Committee Says Yes to Gripen NG

The Swedish Parliament has announced in a press release that the Defence Committee has given its nod for the purchase of 40-60 new Gripen fighters. The Committee also wants an annual accounting on Gripen NG. A majority of the members […]


Swedish Gripens to Kick Off 2013 with Red Flag Air Exercise

Swedish Gripens to Kick Off 2013 with Red Flag Air Exercise

Sweden will participate in the Red Flag air exercise 2012 to be held between 19 January and 2 February 2013, says a Swedish Government Press Release. Red Flag is a multinational air exercise held alternatively at Nellis Air Force Base, […]


Swedish Military Needs At Least 60 New Fighter Jets

Swedish Military Needs At Least 60 New Fighter Jets

Sweden needs at least 60 Gripen combat aircraft in the future, the Swedish Armed Forces Supreme Commander Sverker Göransson, told a parliamentary hearing today. “Sweden needs 60-80 fighter aircraft to meet the technical and operational threat scenario, “says Armed Forces […]


Gripen E/F Test Aircraft Debuts in Switzerland

Gripen E/F Test Aircraft Debuts in Switzerland

Defence and security company Saab’s Gripen E/F Test Aircraft has now been introduced to the Swiss people. It took place yesterday during the Swiss Air Force spectacular annual flight demonstration at the Axalp-Ebenfluh shooting range. Saab took the aircraft to […]


Sweden to Offer Gripen Jets to Croatia

Sweden to Offer Gripen Jets to Croatia

Eight Gripen aircraft are included in the offer submitted today to the Croatian government by the Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM). Through FXM, the Swedish Government has submitted an offer including the sale of eight Gripen C/D aircraft. […]


 
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